Colorado Rockies right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood was placed on the 15-day disabled list andJordan Lyles was recalled to start Wednesday against the Miami Marlins.
Justin Morneau wears Larry Walker’s old number and is stepping in for Todd Helton. Just so it’s clear, though: He doesn’t expect to be the next Walker and certainly isn’t trying to make Colorado Rockies fans forget all about Helton.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki returned to the lineup Monday after being sidelined by a bruised left calf.
Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is expected to miss a couple of days with a bruised left calf after being hit by a pitch in the Rockies’ 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons: Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez.
The Houston Astros have acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Brandon Barnes and right-hander Jordan Lyles.